The timber culture interpretation centre or ciCUM is a facility that introduces visitors to the forest culture of the mountain ranges of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas and its aim is to raise awareness of the cultural and ecological legacy embodied in the national park. However, ciCUM is not limited to the sawmill located in Vadillo Castril and its exhibition but is also the signposted village surrounding it and the objects and facts explained along the Forest Heritage Route. ciCUM will carry out a number of activities such as educational workshops with the support of new technologies, guided forest routes, conferences and presentations.

CiCUM is here to stay.

General diagram of ciCUM’s areas and services

Latest news


Inauguration of the Centre

In March 2014 the Centre was inaugurated by the President of the Council of Jaén, Mr. Francisco Reyes, accompanied by the local representative in charge of Municipal Infrastructures, Mr. José Castro, and the local representative in charge of Employment, Promotion and Tourism, Ms. Ángeles Férriz, together with the Andalusian government representative in Jaén, Ms. Purificación […]


Upcoming Festival of the Mountain Range and Man

The first Festival of the Mountain Range and Man was held in Vadillo Castril in August 2013 and received almost 5,000 visits. This festival highlights the harmonic relationship between man and nature and focuses on a number of activities related to the forest that have been present in our recent past but were forgotten due […]